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Tornado Warning: A Memoir of Teen Dating Violence

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Author, Elin Stebbins Waldal, shares her personal story of being in an abusive relationship at the age of 17 that lasted almost 3 years.

Interwoven with her real-life journal, Elin, now a wife and mother, reflects on how this past relationship has affected her since, and the work she is doing to protect her own teenagers from finding themselves in a similar experience.

Parents will learn to understand the insidious nature of dating violence and how their own vigilance could be the difference between life and death. Written with courage Tornado Warning offers hope and healing from abuse and is a must-read for parents, counselors, educators, women, and anyone who has suffered at the hands of a loved one.

Elin Stebbins Waldal founded Girls kNOw More, a group geared toward building self-esteem in middle-school-age girls.

For more information go to www.elinstebbinswaldal.com.